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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781585731497
Publisher: Insight Guides
Publication date: 10/28/2001
Series: Insight Guides Series
Edition description: REVISED
Pages: 356
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.70(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Maps
Glasgow102
City Centre & the Merchant City106
Old Glasgow136
Along the River154
The West End164
The Northwest184
The Suburbs194
Around Glasgow222
Introduction
When You've Got It...15
The Glasgow Character17
History
Decisive Dates22
Beginnings25
Dynastic Struggles31
The Industrial Revolution37
Booms and Slumps47
Features
Introduction59
Glaswegians All61
Pub Culture67
Football Mania71
The Visual Arts76
The Performing Arts83
The Folk Revival90
Literary Glasgow92
Information panels
The City That Reinvented Itself53
The Local Dialect65
Billy Connolly89
Charles Rennie Mackintosh112
Shopping117
Tenement Life149
Glasgow Chic179
The Citizens' Theatre202
"Greek" Thomson209
Scotch Whisky236
Golf Courses255
Places
Introduction101
The City Centre105
The Merchant City121
Old Glasgow135
Along the River153
The West End163
To the Northwest183
East of the Cross193
The Gorbals and the Southeast201
From the Govan to the Burrell Collection213
Greater Glasgow223
Day Trips235
Travel Tips
Getting Acquainted258
Planning the Trip259
Practical Tips262
Getting Around263
Where to Stay264
Where to Eat267
Attractions271
Nightlife276
Shopping277
Sport278
Further Reading280

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